1G Weekly News

May 31st, 2015

Notes and Updates

Hi parents,

With only 2 more weeks of school left, there will not be homework for the rest of the year. I still encourage students to read every night with books from home or on raz-kids. There is also a great math app, called Math Doodles, which will be helpful for students to practice over the summer.

Last week students had a fun time learning and practicing readers theatre, adapting and writing fairy tales, as well as finishing our math unit. They will continue to finish their units and practice their skills.


Shannon Keane

Special Announcements

Dear Parents,

*Book Return*

Please have a good look around home and begin returning all books from the Book Room! We have quite a few books missing from our book sets.

Thank you in advance

From the Library

On 4, 7, and 8 June, students and parents will be able to check out 15 items for the summer recess from the library. Students require parental permission to do this. Please see the attached form. There will also be a copy in this week's Sahifa library news for future reference.



A-Z End of Year Countdown

Sunday: Quiet

Monday: Reading

Tuesday: Stuffed Animal (students may bring one small stuffed animal to school)

Wednesday: T-Shirt (wear an old t-shirt to school)

Thursday: Upon a Day (students dress up as a fairy tale character)

Important Dates

  • Thursday, June 4th: Fairytale Rotations for 1st grade
  • Sunday, June 7th: Step-up to 2nd grade
  • Tuesday, June 9th: Full-day of school
  • Wednesday, June 10th: End of Year Party 12:45 - 1:25
  • Thursday, June 11th: Last day of School!; student sing-a-long (students); 11:30am Dismissal

Parent & Counselor Coffee
Join us Wednesday June 3, 2015 at 8:10am in the Elementary Cafeteria to discuss the many transitions that your child may be experiencing in the coming months. Topics will range from moving to a new country, school or a new grade level.

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A Peek at the Week

T-Shirt Signing

Wednesday, June 3rd, 9pm

Al Bustan Street

Doha, Doha

Please bring a T-Shirt to School

Fairy Tale Day

Thursday, June 4th, 7:30am

Al Bustan Street

Doha, Doha

Students Dress up as a Fairy Tale Character